Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) detained a passenger along with seven gold bars along Balodghata border in Sadar upazila.
The arrestee was Mafizul Islam, son of Ramzan Ali, a resident of Boikari village in the upazila.
Nayek Subedar Ohidul Islam, company commander of Boikari BOP under BGB Satkhira 38 battalion, said BGB members on Wednesday morning conducted a drive in the frontier and detained the gold smuggler.
After searching his body, seven gold bars were recovered, as per agency report.
During primary questioning, he admitted that the gold was being smuggled into India.
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